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Limerick (CH Fistone aus dem Elbe-Urstromtal) proudly announces that he is going to be a father again! Puppies are expected in late January at Goonie's kennel. Mother to be is Goonie's Golly Miss Mollie.


Lucky (Lp1 Alistair's Blue Nahema) 1996-09-10 - 2008-12-22. Sleep well, dear friend.


Today we got the hip score for Limerick's daughter Inez (Old Highland's Zweet Image), A/A. Hurray!


What a day! At the Danish Specialty in Copenhagen today our Limerick (CH Firstone Aus dem Elbe-Uhrstromtal) was BOB and our Nova (CH Lärkängen's Now and Forever) was BOS! Both got the CC and is now Danish champions as well. Judging was Charlotte Höier, Denmark.

BOB SWE NORW DK CH Firstone aus dem Elbe-Urstromtal
BOS SWE DKCH Lärkängen's Now and Forever  

Östergötlands Beagle Club annual show in Rökinge. Two of the puppies from this summers litter participated and behaved very well, ecpecially as they always try to take every opportunity to wrestle a bit when they get together.Bella (M. By Design) was 2nd and sister Stella (M. By the Way) was 1st qwith Price of Honour. Later she won over the malepuppy and was best puppy! Congratulations to the Carlberg family! The bigsister to the puppies, Stina (M. All Over), was BOB. Judge was C-C Gustafsson.  

  Fr left Bella (McHaire By Design) and Stella (McHaire By the Way) at their showpremiere, 5.5 months old.
  Stina (MCHaire All Over), to the left, winning back to back BOB for the 3rd time at Östergötlands Beagle Club.

Good news today! Limericks son Old Highland's Prizefighter Image is x-rayed with excellent result, A/A! Hurray!


Our Summer guest (CH Firstprizebears Donasummer) gave birth to 3 male and 6 female puppies, all black. Follow the litter at Firstprizebears.


Today we went to Norway and to the international show in Kongsvinger. Limerick ended 2nd of all males, won the CC and is thereby Norwegian champion! As the best male already is an international champion, also the CACIB will go to Limerick! Our Nova was shown for the first time this year (she was so thrilled to be back in the ring!) and ended 3rd in open class with ck. Mr. Rafael Malo Alcrudo from Spain was judging. 


New weekend and new reunion! Today we had gather all four beagle puppies from our last litter. The girls are almost four months old and had a busy afternoon with lots of playing. They were also introduced to blood tracking, which they enjoyed and all four of them did easily trace the hidden hare leg. thanks to all of you for talking so good care of your puppies and for showing up today!  You can see more photos on them at the litters own page.


From left: Molly (M. By Now), Stella (M. By the Way), Bella (M. By Design) och Kajsa (M. By My Side)

 08-09 Today we had a reunion for the McHaire beardies born 2007. We spent the day herding, which was great fun! Below you can see six of the eight litter mates. For more photos, click the photo below.

From left: Magnum, Sassa, Ture, Meja, Sudden and Alice.


Summer is expecting puppies about 12th October at kennel Firstprizebears. Father is the young handsome Attrejo (NORDJV-07 Svassa Born to Impress). 

 01-09 Summer is gone! Our guest CH Firstprizebear's Donasummer has now returned home to her breeder and owner in Belgium. We have enjoyed her two months stay and already miss this beautiful and very sweet girl! Now we keep fingers crossed for that she is in whelp! Good luck with the litter and thanks a lot for letting her stay with us during the summer!  

Our Belgian guest Summer (CH Firstprizebears Donasummer) won today the CC and was 3rd of the bitches at the internationel show in Askersund. She is now also Swedish champion. Her little brother Limerick (CH Firstone Aus Dem Elbe-Urstromtal) was reserv among the males. Mr Hans Erik Perdersen (Shepherdess) from Denmark was judging.  


The world dog show, WDS, took place in Stockholm during this weekend. Three of our dogs were entered and they did all very well! Our brown boy Magnum (McHaire Magnum N) was placed 4th of 16 males in the intermediate class. Young Limerick (CH Firstone aus dem Elbe-Urstromtal), only 2 years old, made us even prouder by being placed 3rd out of 26 champion males!! Beardie males were judged by Swedish mrs. Charlott Sandberg (Farmarens).

  Mrs. Catharina Linde-Forsberg (Beagler's), also from Sweden, judged the beagle bitches and choosed our Stina (McHaire All Over) as winner of the open class!
  A very memorable weekend for us at McHaire!

Dad Limerick wishes his firstborn children a happy first birtday!


At International Kennelclub show in Norrköping, Sudden (McHaire Maestro N) was 1st in juniorclass and awarded CQ (championquality) and finished as reserv best dog. Judge was Rita Kadike-Skadina, Latvia. Big congratulations to Suddens owner Kristian!

McHaire Maestro N
27-05 Guinnes got four bitchpuppies. You can follow the litter on the puppypage.

Bosse (McHaire Master N) is hipscored with the result A/A .


Guinness is pregnant and the beagle puppies are expected in late May. Read more under "Puppies"!


We are happy for the first hipresult on Nova's offspring! Magnum (McHaire Magnum N) has A/A. We are now keeping our fingers and toes for more good results.


Limerick, 24 months old,  won his third CC at the Specialty in Helsingborg and is now a champion! Judge mrs. Eva-Lena Munkvall, Sweden placed him third among the males. Thank you Conny for letting us have this lovely boy!

Limerick celebrated his new titel together with Goonie's Golly Miss Mollie and we are now hoping for a litter of beautiful puppies at kennel Goonie's.


Today we congratulate Novas puppies when they are 1 years old! Big congratulations to Meja, Alice, Sassa, Sudden, Bosse, Alfons, Ture and Magnum!


Magnum has been on an Open Show in Köping. The judge Gunilla Skallman wanted him as BOB and Group 1st and Per-Erik Wallin chose to place him as BIS-4 among 300 entered dogs..



Nova (Ch Lärkängen's Now and Forever) will be mated to Limerick (Firstone Aus dem Elbe-Urstromtal) during the winter/spring. We hope that these puppies will inherit the stable temperaments and sound conformations of the parents.

Our beagle Guinness (Champhurst Forgotten Dreams) will also be mated in spring. We have not yet decided on who the lucky father will be.

See more at the puppypage.


Some highlights from last year: 

Our first litter of beardies was born in March by Nova (CH Lärkängen's Now and Forever). Eight lovely puppies in black and brown. They have all moved to new loving homes.

Magnum (McHaire Magnum N) won Best Puppy in Show at the Clubshow, only 4 months old!

Limerick (Firstone Aus Dem Elbe-Uhrstromtal) had a great year in the showring! He entered 13 shows, won his class 10 times (otherwise placed second), was placed top-5 9 times, won 2 C.C., 1 CACIB and 1 BOS. Our youngster finnished 4th of all beardie males during the year! Many thanks to Conny Verelst-Loest for letting us have this great, sweet, lovely dog!

Limerick became a father of two lovely puppies at kennel Old Highland's.

Stina (McHaire All Over) entered 5 shows and won BIS at the Clubshow twice (!) and also 1 BOS. She has pasted a blood tracking test and has improved her hunting skills during the autumn.